Hello Keystone Design Union!
First and foremost I’d like to extend a huge thank you to the man David Gensler for putting me down with the KDU. I’ve been a huge fan ever since the days of The Royal, and dude is a straight up strategic genius. I’m looking forward to continuing to blaze the trail that he and the thousands of talented individuals that make up The KDU have set before the world, and to continue to reshape the landscape of creativity and inspiration that unites us.
And a special thank you to the one and only Cat King for capturing the pic!
Peace and Respect!
As a new member of The Keystone Design Union, I’ve decided to design my promo piece.
Hope you guys like it!
New site incl. new works coming up soon, www.danielmatakupan.com
We just launched a new experience for A Company of Wolves — WeCreateWolves.com
A Co. of WLVS, is an ideal experience of art & design. The artists involved act as a symbol to represent the canis lupus migrations & travels throughout each territory across the globe. A visual field of tracks / wolf-line collectively & individually. We’ve created a dialogue with the historical + mythical battle of the wolf. The fear & pride; the monster in your view-finder, did our imagination create it, questions of if it was/is/continues an illusory matrix & the epic odyssey of our dear protagonist-villain polarity.
This new site was launched to share more of what we have to offer. You should continue to view ofWLVS.co for news updates & corporate/commercial information. Pulling energy with each phase of the moon, a record of pack activities are on the following social sites — ofWLVS.tumblr.com, @ofWLVS, facebook.com/ACompanyOfWolves, be.net/ACompanyOfWolves & pinterest.com/ofWLVS
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Text over image // Multi-layered // Mask
Another recent addition whilst working on a couple of mask related images. Was looking at ways to produce a chrome effect to sharpen the surface and give it some depth/dimension. Using a variety of mediums, this exploration is what I would see as part of a sticker set or a board graphic.
Inspired by Ukiyo-e & the transmission of tales.
…Should mock one up!
Creative card project with BMA
Knave of Diamonds
Five of Spades
Five of Spades /Typography “БУНД” mentions Heart in Mongolian/
I recently launched a new site along with a bunch of new work, take a look!
Everybody needs a Time Off! And one of Indonesia’s raddest bands called time off knows how to deliver this message through their latest single! To support the band I designed a custom script to add to their fresh new video, directed by Mohamad Irsan from Gravitasi Video. So take a Time off and enjoy this awesome video clip!
Hello KDU staff and members,
So this is my very first post.
First i would like to thank the KDU Team and David Gensler and David Son for gaving me the opportunity to join this great and creative family.
My name is Daniël Matakupan. I’m a freelance illustrator residing in Leeuwarden, The Netherlands. In the past few years I’ve worked for clients such as TEDx Amsterdam, Sanoma Media, Publish Magazine, Funkrush Clothing and more. And now is a proud member of the KDU.
Hope you like my work!
Rage . Fury . Intense / Mixed Media
Recent new piece that looks great on print, it is has a neat aesthetic to it from every angle.
I started using hand written words at the beginning of the year, so, this is a strong visual reference to most of my work now.
There is a simple system of arrangement and process to get the effect used here, which in terms of an identity development, is a good look.
Whilst colour is always a good challenge, and of course there is a need for it, some newer pieces are simple black & white.
My view is that there is still so much depth to discover between these two tones, yet colour is just as pleasing for colour specific visuals that warrant.
This works well. Oh, colour items on the way too.